MEDIA

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Concern: Environment
Post Date: November 20, 2018

South Korea’s smuggled hazardous wastes must be sent back - Scientist group

Scientist group AGHAM-Advocates of Science and Technology for the People denounces the smuggling of hazardous and toxic wastes in the country from South Korea and the Philippine government’s inaction in holding the former accountable.

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Post Date: November 7, 2018

Eight years since the murder at Kananga, impunity reigns

It has been eight years since their murder at Kananga, but the families of ethnobotanist Leonard Co and his companions have yet to see justice.

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Concern: Environment
Post Date: October 28, 2018

Private interest in the guise of Boracay environmental rehabilitation - Scientist group

With the recent reopening of Boracay to the public, the scientist group AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People says that further commercialization and privatization of the island are hiding behind the guise of DENR’s six month environmental rehabilitation, to the detriment of

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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: August 31, 2018

Scientist group: Importation not a remedy for fish shortage, BFAR should develop fisheries sector

The AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People calls on the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) to immediately halt its plan on importing 17,000 metric tons (MT) of round scad (galunggong
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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: August 28, 2018

Weevil Infestation: A Wake Up Call to the Pitfalls of Flooded Rice Imports

AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People is deeply concerned over the recent rice weevil infestation of about 330,000 bags of imported rice loaded at the Subic Bay and the Tabaco City, Albay Freeports.

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Concern: Environment
Post Date: August 18, 2018

DENR partnerships for rehab efforts to benefit investors, not the people - Scientist group

Rehabilitation operations at Boracay have been ongoing for months, with the Duterte government targeting its reopening by October this year.

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Concern: National Industrialization
Post Date: July 20, 2018

AGHAM Unites with the People in Demanding Genuine Development in Duterte’s SONA

AGHAM-Advocates of Science and Technology for the People unites with the Filipino people in resisting the anti-people policies of the Duterte government, which has enabled the plunder of our environment and the privatization of strategic industries crucial to sustaining a progressive national eco

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Post Date: June 20, 2018

Experts demand transparency over govt’s island rehab activities

Experts were in agreement that the environmental degradation of the Boracay Island has been a long-standing problem exacerbated by the anarchic entry of its tourist establishments, and that transparency was needed in the ongoing rehabilitation of Boracay as well as other tourist spots in the coun

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Concern: Plight of Filipino Scientists
Post Date: June 11, 2018

Stop Harassing NGO workers, Free Ben and Rita!

Activist scientist group AGHAM condemns the deceitful and unwarranted transfer of detained development workers Ben Quilloy and Rita Espinoza by Bayugan police from Camp Crame where they were incarcerated since October 2017 to a yet undetermined location in Agusan del Sur.

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Concern: Environment
Post Date: May 2, 2018

Scientists’ Group AGHAM calls for a participatory and comprehensive approach in the Bora rehab

AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People calls for a transparent, participative and scientific approach in the rehabilitation of Boracay Island.

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